Adam Annaccone

Organization: Phoenix Suns
Job title: Performance and Recovery Specialist
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Professional Experience: 12
Nationality: United States
Skills: Athletic Trainer

Educational Experience

InstituteDegreeMajor DepartmentDate FromDate ToCurrent
Indiana University of PennsylvaniaDoctor of Education (EdD)2010-01-012017-01-01No
Clarion University of PennsylvaniaDoctor of Education (EdD)2004-01-012006-01-01No
Duquesne UniversityBachelor of Science (B.S.)2000-01-012004-01-01No

Experience Details

CompanyTitleSummaryDate FromDate ToCurrent
The University of Texas at ArlingtonClinical Assistant Professor2020-01-01Yes
University of St. Augustine for Health SciencesContributing Faculty2019-05-01Yes
George Mason UniversityOnline Adjunct InstructorCollege of Education and Human Development Department of Exercise, Fitness & Health Promotion2019-01-012020-08-01No
Childrens Health Andrews InstituteProgram Manager, Sports Science/ Athletic Trainer2018-09-012020-01-01No
Baylor Scott & White Sports Therapy & Research at The StarElite Pratitioner/ Director of Performance HealthcareWork with Senior Management to develop and coordinate all performance healthcare education initiatives including Residencies, Continuing Education seminars and sessions, workshops, and training for medical professionals and the local community Directs the needs assessment strategy for educational programming, to include monitoring the performance healthcare environment; collecting data on cognitive and psychomotor expertise; surveying members to determine their educational needs. Develop and organize CME courses according to best educational practices Develop the product portfolio, to include researching new business and product opportunities. Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering the company services. Recruit, train and mentor medical professionals including Athletic Trainers and Performance Coaches Design, oversee and coordinate a comprehensive injury risk management performance healthcare program for Frisco ISD reaching 16,500 high school students in addition to supervision of Athletic Trainers’ Serve as an Elite Practitioner in collaboration with a performance healthcare team to provide movement assessments and programming to increase movement, optimize performance, enhance recovery and decrease pain for individuals of all ages Performance Healthcare Consultant for the Dallas Mavericks. Serve as content expert for Sport Science initiatives and programs. Work in a collaborative environment to identify and develop services, staffing, and other facility operations for a 57k sq. ft. Sports Performance Center.2016-10-012018-09-01No
FusioneticsConsulting PractitionerTravel exclusively with elite athletes. Responsible for implementing Performance Healthcare techniques within the parameters of the Fusionetics, LLC platform to decrease injury, increase movement, increase performance and enhance recovery of elite athletes. Perform daily, weekly and monthly human movement assessments to identify movement inefficiency’s and muscular restrictions.2016-05-012016-09-01No
Phoenix SunsPerformance & Recovery Specialist/ Asst. Athletic TrainerResponsible for development of an education program and necessary materials to inform and educate athletes on the athletic performance optimization and recovery process and the importance as it relates to their health, performance and the Team’s goals. Implement, analyze, and manage athlete assessments and evaluations in areas of modalities, technologies, techniques, data, and information as it relates to players’ human movement, performance and recovery. Develop, implement, and monitor programming specific to injury prevention, performance, and recovery based on athlete assessment and evaluation data and information capture and reporting capabilities for in-season and off-season athlete care. Coordinate and assist in the capture and analysis of data and information gathered from assessments, programs and modalities to generate a reporting mechanism for staff, coaches, and management. Consult on the development and implementation of the Phoenix Suns Performance & Recovery Lab including new technologies and systems for program improvements including data collection, reporting, communications, etc. across the appropriate divisions of the Company. Consult, address, and implement best practices in the design and implementation of a performance and recovery program within the current structure of the Team’s athletic care. Conduct neuromuscular stretching and corrective exercises prior to practices and games as well as utilizing post-game and post-practice performance and recovery modalities. Identify and train certain personnel for integration into the team’s sports medicine, strength and conditioning, and/or performance and recovery program to meet the Team’s goals.2013-09-012016-05-01No
Washington Health System Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness CenterSports Medicine CoordinatorWork in conjunction with the Director of Orthopedics and Neurosciences to establish policy and procedures for the sports medicine outreach program. Coordinate and participate in community events and presentations. Coordinate all relevant clinics i.e. injury clinic, coaches clinic, etc. Lead in developing all educational material. Work in conjunction with planning and marketing to create all marketing print materials for Sports Medicine. Work in conjunction with the Medical Director of Sports Medicine to establish and review the standing orders document to manage the practice of the licensed athletic trainers maintaining compliance with all state and federal mandates. Oversee the function of all licensed athletic trainers including day to day activities, schedule management, payroll, performance appraisals as well as tasks to remain in compliance with the Human Resources and the Service Excellence departments. Participate in management initiatives, Leadership Development Institute workshops, LEM goals, LEAN initiatives, Patient-Family Centered Care initiatives. Oversee and responsible for an operating budget of $120,0002012-11-012013-06-01No
Slippery Rock UniversityInstructor/Athletic TrainerCAATE Accredited Program Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses Co-faculty advisor: Athletic Training Student Club Served as a reviewer for the Curriculum Change process Licensed Athletic Trainer: Division II Football, Cross Country, Track & Field, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Tennis Updated and revised the Memorandum of Understanding between Athletic Training and Athletics Assisted with the revision of the Written Physician Protocol Advised coaches and created corrective exercise, flexibility and injury prevention programs through manual therapy for student-athletes Developed the Team Physician “Request For Proposal” for 2013-2016 Created and revised rough drafts for Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Trainer job descriptions Supervised and scheduled (2) Graduate Athletic Training Assistants2012-08-012013-05-01No
California University of PennsylvaniaInstructor/Athletic TrainerCAATE Accredited Program Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate/graduate courses Graduate athletic training thesis committee member Faculty advisor: Athletic Training Student Club Academic advisor: Department of Athletic Training Licensed Athletic Trainer Women’s Division II Volleyball, Track & Field/Cross Country/Tennis Comprehensive health care to student-athletes including injury prevention, health and wellness, injury assessment, injury management, rehabilitation and administrative duties Coordinated pre-participation examinations and orthopedic screenings to determine participation status Implemented injury prevention programs including Kinetic Chain Dysfunction evaluations; Organized and coordinated on-campus physician clinic with three team physicians (physiatrist, orthopedic surgeon and practice fellow) Implemented and trained staff on Electronic Medical Record System Supervised and mentored twelve Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainers; supervised Athletic Training Students2010-08-012012-08-01No